Day 1: Tuesday 18 June

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Day 1: Tuesday 18 June 

10.00-11.00 Registration and coffee 
Place: University Library, Georg Sverdups hus, Moltke Moes vei 39                

Opening session

Keynote presentation | What do we measure when measuring teaching? –   teachers or classrooms, process or impact, behavior or perceptions, practices or quality, constructs or indicators, dimensions or features?

Professor Eckhard Klieme, Director of the Department of Educational Quality and Evaluation (BiQua) at Leibniz Institute for Research and Information in Education (DIPF).

Place: University Library, Georg Sverdups hus, Moltke Moes vei 39, Aud 1     

12.30-13.30 Lunch
Place: Blindern, Frederikke spiseri, Frederikkebygningen, Problemveien 11

Parallel sessions

Paper session 1| Measuring Teaching Quality through Methodological Approaches
Place: University Library building, Georg Sverdrups hus, Aud 2

Chair: Roar Bakken Stovner, PhD Fellow, University of Oslo


Statistically based model to determine the reliability of teaching performance student surveys in higher education
Sara Gonzalez-Villafranca, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC)
Laura Campeny Carrasco, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC)

Analysing subject-specific aspects of instructional quality via rational task analysis - The development of a framework for the openness of mathematical tasks
Ann-Kristin Adleff, PhD Fellow, University of Hamburg
Co-author: Natalie Ross, Researcher, University of Hamburg

An application of generalizability theory to analyzing instructional quality observer ratings for mode effect
Armin Jentsch, PhD Fellow, University of Hamburg

Measuring the quality of vocational education and training: A Norwegian pilot of the COMET assessment instrument
Leif C. Lahn, Professor, Department of Education, University of Oslo

Paper session 2a | Analysing Teaching Quality
Place: University Library building, Georg Sverdrups hus, room LINKEN, 2nd floor

Chair: Jennifer M. Luoto, PhD Fellow, University of Oslo


Standardization in fluid contexts. Methodological constraints in large-scale video studies of teaching quality
Michael Tengberg, Professor, Karlstad University
Marie Tanner, Associate Professor, Karlstad University
Jorryt van Bommel, Associate Professor, Karlstad University 
Michael Walkert, Lecturer, Karlstad University

Mixed-Methods approaches and their application in studies of teaching quality - an illustration
Sigrun Ertesvåg, Professor, University of Stavanger

The day reconstruction method:  A new tool for measuring teachers’ work, work contexts and affect
Nathan Jones, Associate Professor, Boston University

Being fieldworkers in the classroom  - two researchers and cameras in the same classroom
Tina Høegh, Associate Professor, University of Southern Denmark 
Vibeke Christensen, Assistant Professor, University of Southern Denmark 

15.00-15.30 Coffee break

QUINT Symposium | Quality in Nordic Teaching
Place: University Library building, Georg Sverdrups hus, Aud 2

Chair: Marte Blikstad-Balas, Professor, University of Oslo

Discussants: Anna Kristín Sigurðardóttir, Professor, University of Iceland
Torben Spanget Christensen, Associate Professor, University of Southern Denmark


  • LISA Nordic Study: Analyzing teaching quality by combining observational and survey data
  1. Overall research design and analyses of video data
  2. Analyses of survey data

Astrid Roe, Kirsti Klette, Marte Blikstad-Balas, University of Oslo
Michael Tengberg, Karlstad University

  • Connected Classrooms Nordic Study. Creating common rooms for professional development in an digitized school
    Marie Tanner, 
    Karlstad University and QUINT
    Anna Slotte, University of Helsinki and QUINT

  • Quality Literature Education (QUALE): The basics about the QUINT sub-project’s research design
    Nikolaj Elf & Ane Qvortrup, University of Southern Denmark and QUINT
    Thomas Illum Hansen, UCL University College Denmark and QUINT


Reception (tapas and music)
Place: University Library building, Georg Sverdrups hus, Stort Møterom, 2nd floor



Nordic Centre of Excellence: Quality in Nordic Teaching (QUINT)
Published May 15, 2019 12:37 PM - Last modified Aug. 2, 2021 10:09 AM